Private Mingun Village And Surroundings Tour From Mandalay

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up at your hotel in Mandalay city area. You need to inform us hotel name and address in advance.
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a full-day trip to Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura (three ancient cities) and famous Mingun village by private car. A very beautiful sunset at U Bein bridge, Amarapurais placed at the end of trip. This trip is led by professional tour guide and lunch is included.

Mingun, the place of diverse and unique localities as well as the foundations for what would have been the biggest temple in the world.
Sagaing, with the jaw-dropping view of green hills crowned with white and gold pagodas, monasteries, and nunneries.
Inwa, once known as Ava, one that survived the longest with its rich history, is a remarkable country site with ruins, monastic buildings, and stupas.
Walk on the famous worlds longest teak footbridge (U Bein) made with teak beams from a former Amapura palace and local traditional handmade weaving workshops nearby.
Charming historical monuments, religious sites, and traditional handicrafts in this trip are to get a clearer picture of Mandalays ancient past.

Highlights

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Step back in time on a history tour

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Lunch included

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, Mingun, Sagaing Region

The Mingun Pahtodawgyi is an incomplete monument stupa in Mingun, approximately 10 kilometres northwest of Mandalay in Sagaing Region in central Myanmar. The ruins are the remains of a massive construction project begun by King Bodawpaya in 1790 which was intentionally left unfinished.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mingun Bell, Mingun, Sagaing Region

The Mingun Bell is a bell located in Mingun, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. It is located approximately 10 km north of Mandalay on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River. It was the heaviest functioning bell in the world at several times in history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun, Sagaing Region

The Hsinbyume Pagoda is a large pagoda on the northern side of Mingun in Sagaing Region in Myanmar, on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River. It is approximately 10 kilometres northwest of Mandalay and is located in the proximity of the Mingun Pahtodawgyi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sagaing Hill, Sagaing, Sagaing Region

Sagaing is the capital city of Sagaing Region. Located on the on the Irrawaddy River, 20 km to the south-west of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river. The pagodas and monasteries crowd the numerous hills along the ridge running parallel to the river.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: U Min Thonze Caves, Sagaing, Sagaing Region

U Min Thonze Pagoda is one of the most distinctive complexes on the main hill top of Sagaing. U Min means caves and Thonze means thirty .

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Innwa, Amarapura, Mandalay Region

Local way of making cheroot by hand in Ava and that use to make by female.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bagaya Monastery, Mandalay, Mandalay Region

The Bagaya Monastery, located in Inwa, Mandalay Region, Burma is a Buddhist monastery built on the southwest of Inwa Palace. This magnificent monastery is also known as Maha Waiyan Bontha Bagaya Monastery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yadana Hsemee Pagoda, Mandalay, Mandalay Region

Yadanar Semi Pagodas is located in Innwa, The most photogenic view and a must see place in Innwa.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, Mandalay, Mandalay Region

Maha aungmye bonzan Monastery, commonly known as the Me Nu Brick Monastery, is a historic Buddhist monastery in Inwa, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. The monastery was built by Queen Nanmadaw Me Nu in 1818 to serve as the residence of her religious preceptor, the Nyaunggan Sayadaw.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Nanmyin Watch Tower, Amarapura, Mandalay Region

Nan myint tower is the sole surviving structure of King Bagyidaw's royal palace at Inwa (Ava), probably constructed beginning in 1821 when the capital was moved here from nearby Amarapura.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Mandalay Region

U Bein Bridge is one of the most recognizable places for sunset in Myanmar. It was built in 19th century, connecting Innwa and Amarapura township between Taungthaman Lake. It is the oldest teakwood bridge in the world.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Private Air-con vehicle for transportation

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

Lunch

A bottle of drinking water and towel

Fuel surcharge

Exclusions

Entrance fees in Mingun and Mandalay-Ava Zone fees

Drinks and beverages

Gratuities, camera fees and personal expenses

Entry/Admission - Pahtodawgyi Pagoda

Entry/Admission - Mingun Bell

Entry/Admission - Hsinbyume Pagoda

Entry/Admission - Sagaing Hill

Entry/Admission - Bagaya Monastery

Entry/Admission - Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant FOC, if they do not occupy a seat and no meals

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

We suggest you to carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dusts

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter place of Pagodas and Religious area.

Infants must sit on laps

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Traveler Reviews

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  • 01-Mar-2020

    Mr. Bo Thin of Myanmar Upper Land Tours was extremely accommodating in arranging for our party of 3 to have the full experience of their 10 hour Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and Mingun tour over a period of 2 days, scheduled around our flights to and from Mandalay, including an airport pickup! We were able to experience the ancient cities and spectacular sites at our own pace with knowledgeable and informative guides and an excellent driver. Excellent tour. This is not to be missed! Among the extra touches, our guides took many memorable photos of us and helped us with the various dialects/languages in the temple markets we wished to visit.

  • 01-Mar-2020

    Very personal attention by our guide Joe. We started by spending time in the fields reviewing the harvest of peanuts. Joe was informative and patient. He had good knowledge of history.

  • 12-Feb-2020

    Der Tagesausflug war kulturell sehr interessant. Angenehme Reiseführerin, die soweit verständlich erklärte u. auf unsere Fragen eingehen konnte. Guter Fahrer, der es aber leider nicht ganz verstand mit der Klimaanlage im Auto zurecht zu kommen, welche auf Kühlschrankmässig eingestellt war. Das Mittagessen zeigte im Verlauf des Nachmittags leider Nachwirkung mit zunehmendem Unwohl sein, was sich erst zwei Tage später wieder verbesserte.

  • 29-Jan-2020

    On time at the hotel in the morning. We got a car to ourselves. Plan for the day was printed with all details, and 2 lovely hand painted pictures. Bottled water for 2. Our guide, Pa Pa, was lovely. Pleasure to have her show us around. Lunch was good. Overall, a very good experience! and would recommend this to others too.

  • 26-Dec-2019

    We usually don’t refer to travel agencies and we prefer to plan our visits by ourself however to see the Mingun/Ava/Amapura area an organized tour is highly recommended and Upperland is a very good option for many reasons: 1- it is possible to book and pay online - the website is very clear and easy to utilize, the program of the day well explained, 2- the communication (before and during the visit) was totally fluid, 3- they fully respected the itinerary and the timetable, 4- Jim Me, our guide, is a “walking encyclopedia”: he explained us the history of each sites in detail but also the history, customs and traditions of Myanmar and he’s updated on what is happening in the world as well. If we add that he’s very funny, here you have the recipe for a fantastic and cheerful day-trip. 5- Mr Phyo, the driver, was prudent and always available.

  • 29-Nov-2019

    We hadden via ons hotel een taxi geregeld en kregen een hele leuke goed Engels sprekende chauffeur Die ons de hele dag rond gereden heeft We kregen goede tips van hem en zijn naar Mingun en Amarapura geweest Mingon was indrukwekkend, een schitterend bouwwerk Amarapura daarvan hadden we ons iets anders voorgesteld We hadden in onze reisgids gelezen , dat daar heel veel kunstenaars zouden zitten En wij stelde ons zoiets voor als Ubud op Bali Maar dat was niet zo, er stonden wel stalletjes met mooie schilderijen en houtsnijwerk (ook leuk) maar niet wat wij zochten We zijn natuurlijk ook naar de bekende teak houten brug geweest, en wilde vanaf het water de zonsondergang bewonderen Daar lagen echt heel veel bootjes, maar er eentje huren ging helaas niet Ze waren allemaal al geboekt Toen hebben we vanaf de kant toch veel mooie plaatjes geschoten Maar we zijn daar toch te vroeg weg gegaan Want als de zon onder is, moet je nog een half uurtje wachten, want dan kleurd de hemel rood Dat zagen we toen we alweer op de terug weg waren Maar we hebben van onze fout geleerd, want toen we in Bagan waren om de zonsondergang te bewonderen hebben we wel gewacht, en dat is de moeite waard

  • 21-Nov-2019

    Nuestra guía (de quien publicaré en el comentario una foto ya que lamentablemente no recuerdo su nombre), paso a recogernos por el hotel a las 7 AM (habíamos solicitado que nos recogieran antes de las 8 para evitar la concentración de gente, ya que todas las excursiones comienzan a las 8 AM). Recorrimos los 4 pueblos planeados en auto, comenzando por Mingun, Ava, Sagaing, para terminar viendo el atardecer en Amarapura. Al mediodía paramos a almorzar (el almuerzo estaba incluido, no las bebidas) en un agradable lugar y la comida estuvo muy bien. La guía demostró, además de sus conocimientos, muy buena predisposición para incluir, dentro de lo que fue posible, puntos que nos interesaban ver y conocer. Estamos muy conformes con el tour.

  • 05-Nov-2019

    Alle Sehenswürdigkeiten erfüllen die von Reiseführern (Druckmedien) gesetzte Erwartungen in vollem Maße ! Bei der Wahl eines Tourguides im privaten Wagen kann man auch das Tempo der Tour individuell bestimmen und so den Massen ausweichen !

  • 24-Aug-2019

    We were two adults in a car, full day to the ancient cities around mandalay, we were at our own pace, really nice company, full of information about the sights and you can modify the tourto your needs. I would do it again without doubt

  • 22-Aug-2019

    We have seen all that we wanted to see, the guide was very kindly and she has explained many things about the historical sites. She has taken many photos of us too. Time was perfect. Very nice

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